Algebra.. please help

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Please help. I have been trying to figure this problem out for an hour now.

Solve the following system of equations.

X + 8y = 5 (1)
x=8-8y (2)

  • Algebra.. please help -

    put the second in standard format.

    but the first is
    so the equations are not independent, they are in fact parallel lines, and have no solution where they cross.

  • Algebra.. please help -

    that is
    x + 8 y = 5
    x + 8 y = 8

    These are two parallel lines which never intersect, no solution possible.

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